Dr. Mary Breaud
Title: Associate Professor of Education
Department: Teacher Education
Office Phone: 985-448-4341
Office Location: 244 Polk Hall
B.A. Elementary Education (1-8), Nicholls State University, 1992 M.Ed., Administration and Supervision, Nicholls State University, 1998 Master’s Degree Plus 30 Graduate Hours D.Ed., Educational Leadership, Southeastern Louisiana University, 2011 Certifications: 1996: Mild/Moderate (1-12) 2002: Provisional Principal/Elementary School Principal 2006: Parish/City Supervisor/Director of Special Education 2007: Parish/City Supervisor/Director of Instruction 2007: Child Search Coordinator 2007: Special School Principal
I currently teach undergraduate courses to include; EDUC 211, EDUC 368, EDUC 374, and EDUC 376. Graduate level courses in which I teach include EDCI 513, EDCI 528, EDCI 580, EDLE 507, EDCI 508, and EDLE 536. I am a member of the Initial Programs Committee, NCATE Legacy/CAEP Steering Committee, Student Teaching/Internship & Field Experience Committee and working with the Bridge to Independence program for students with cognitive disabilities transitioning from high school to the work force.
What are some interesting facts about yourself? “My husband and I have 4 sons and one German Shepard, Gator! We enjoy spending time outdoors and attending live music events. My hobbies include reading, taking pottery classes with my sister, and bird watching.” Complete one of the following statements: “My dream job other than teaching at Nicholls would be…” -OR- “My future career aspirations include…” “I have worked in the public school system as a teacher, school building and district administrator for over 20 years. I enjoyed working in the public school system and still do in that I serve as an elected School Board Member. Teaching at Nicholls State University is my dream job!” Answer one of the following questions: If you were to win the lottery, what would you do with the winnings? -OR- If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why? “I have traveled and lived in many beautiful places within the USA. My favorite places to date are California, Texas, and Hawaii. If given to chance to travel abroad, I would choose to visit Italy to see the places in which my ancestors lived.”
Presentations 2015, San Diego, CA; Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo., Poster Session “Move Your Transition Program from the High School Campus to the University”. 2013, New Orleans, LA; Louisiana School Social Work Conference. “Early Childhood Literacy Play Groups”. 2011, Baton Rouge, LA; Louisiana Department of Education, Pre-school and Kindergarten Conference. “Early Childhood Literacy Play Groups”. 2011, Baton Rouge, LA; Louisiana Department of Education, Pre-school and Kindergarten Conference. “AEPSI and the IEP”.